[xmonad] darcs patch: Add ShowWName a layout modifier to show the
byorgey at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 12:29:34 EST 2008
On Jan 7, 2008 12:28 PM, Brent Yorgey <byorgey at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 31, 2007 8:20 AM, Andrea Rossato <mailing_list at istitutocolli.org>
> > On Sat, Dec 29, 2007 at 01:52:48PM -0500, David Roundy wrote:
> > > Another approach, of course, would be to simply call an external
> > program
> > > that displays the workspace name and then vanishes. It's a little
> > hokey,
> > > but I suspect kdialog could do it pretty nicely. Actually, a simple
> > >
> > > spawn "kdialog --passivepopup \"" ++ string ++ "\" 1"
> > >
> > > ought to do the trick. It's less easily configurable (except by kde
> > > users), and requires that kdialog be installed, but it's pretty
> > simple.
> > I just pushed a version of ShowWName which uses denz to display to
> > workspace name.
> > dzen is probably the most common application among xmonad users.
> > Hope it can be useful for someone.
> > Andrea
> I just tried this out and it seems to be broken for me. If I add
> 'showWName' to my layout and restart, it works fine until I close a window:
> after closing a window, the next workspace switch displays the workspace
> name just fine, but all subsequent workspace switches just display a little
> black box, as if the workspace name were empty.
> If you want I can file a bug report on the google code issue tracker too.
Oh, and just to add, this is not caused by bad interactions with some other
layout modifier, as I suspected at first: I tried it with layoutHook =
showWName $ Tall 1 (3/100) (1/2) and got the same behavior.
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